cPanel: How to restore a MySQL Database from a Backup utility ?

This article provides you with information on how to restore a Mysql backup using cPanel built in utility.


Step 1– Login to cPanel

  • Please see our article on logging into cPanel here.



Step 2– Click on Backup




Step 3– Click on Relevant MySQL backup to download it

  • Locate your database under a list of databases on the next screen. You will find this slightly above the bottom of the screen. Just click the database that you want to backup as shown below:


  • The backup will download to your Downloads folder on you local computer.



Step 4 – Restore your MySQL backup

  • To restore your MySQL database, find the title, ‘Restore a MySQL Database Backup’ under ‘Account Backups’, then click ‘Choose File’ and ‘Upload’ as shown below

  • Your database will be successfully restored if there were no errors:



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